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Carl Jung abandoned the use of “Abreaction.” [Lexicon] - Carl Jung Depth Psychology
[Carl Jung abandoned the use of “Abreaction.”] A method of becoming conscious of repressed emotional reactions through the retelling and reliving of a traumatic experience. (See also cathartic method.) After some initial interest in “trauma theory, ” Jung abandoned abreaction (together with suggestion) as an effective tool in the therapy of neurosis. I soon discovered …